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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 28.95 US$ 21.50
A groundbreaking investigation of the brain?s hidden logic behind our strangest behaviors, and of how conscious and unconscious systems interact in order to create our experience and preserve our sense of self. From bizarre dreams and hallucinations to schizophrenia and multiple personalities, the human brain is responsible for a diverse spectrum... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 17.00
An urgent, illuminating exploration of the social nature of shame and of how it might be used to promote large-scale political change and social reform. In cultures that champion the individual, guilt is advertised as the cornerstone of conscience. But while guilt holds individuals to personal standards, it is powerless in the face of corrupt institutions.... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 15.98
In Is Shame Necessary? rising star Jennifer Jacquet shows that we have to use shame if we want to bring about political change and hold the powerful to account In cultures that champion the individual, guilt is seen as the cornerstone of conscience yet it proves impotent in the face of corrupt corporate policies. Jennifer Jacquet persuasively... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 5.95
Difficult to grasp and harder still to achieve, composition is a chief concern of artists at every level. This clear and focused introduction exposes the compositional devices that underlie successful artworks. Its many examples reduce pictures to their basic formal elements, offering a concise treatment of an oft-neglected topic. Author Harry Sternberg,... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95
Expert treatment introduces semi-Riemannian geometry and its principal physical application, Einstein's theory of general relativity, using the Cartan exterior calculus as a principal tool. Prerequisites include linear algebra and advanced calculus. 2012 edition. more...
- Dover Publications 2014; US$ 15.95
Celebrated mathematician Shlomo Sternberg, a pioneer in the field of dynamical systems, created this modern one-semester introduction to the subject for his classes at Harvard University. Its wide-ranging treatment covers one-dimensional dynamics, differential equations, random walks, iterated function systems, symbolic dynamics, and Markov chains.... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 1999; US$ 111.00
This text examines various industries to show how business endows products with evocative meaning. The author argues that foods now appeal through their sensuality and nosalgia, that houses and stores draw customers through their exoticism, and that tourist destinations offer thematic experiences. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 19.99
How to Complete and Survive a Doctoral Dissertation by David Sternberg Mastering these skills spells the difference between "A.B.D." and "Ph.D." -refuting the magnum opus myth -coping with the dissertation as obsession (magnificent or otherwise) -the fine art of selecting a topic -writing the dissertation with publication in mind -when to stand... more...
- Karnac Books 2005; US$ 34.95
The study of infant observation is widely used as part of training to become a psychoanalytic psychotherapist; the skills learned through infant observation can be widely applied to practicing analysis with all ages. Through the delineation of the views of writers and teachers of infant observation and her own empirical research, Janine Sternberg addresses... more...